The purposes of this Association are:
a. To stimulate and facilitate in the professional development of efficient and effective leadership practices to improve science education.
b. To enhance the professional competence and status of leaders in science education.
c. To provide opportunities for science supervisors, department heads, and educators responsible for and/or interested in leadership in science education to discuss, and take action on matters of common interest and concern.
d. To facilitate communication among leaders in science education.
e. To stimulate and to aid in the development of curriculum materials.
f. To present to the appropriate agencies issues of concern to science education leaders.
g. To conduct research leading to the incorporation of new trends, methods, and curriculum in science education
h. To provide members with benefits that will help in their science education leadership endeavors.
i. To promote the improvement of the teaching and learning processes as they relate to the content, methods, and attitudes toward science in the schools of New Jersey.